Achieve a Family Member Certificate of Completion for all 12 Issue Seminars


Which Issue Are You Currently Facing?

#1 Enabling vs. Consequences 

#2 Addiction Behavior

#3 Family Intervention

#4 The Police Intervention

#5 Emergency Medical Services Intervention

#6 Legal Court System Intervention

#7 Treatment Centers Intervention

#8 County, State Federal Agencies Services

#9 Relapse is not Failure 

#10 Successful Life Long Recovery

#11 Bereavement

#12 Faith, Spiritual Practices

The 12 key  issues a family is likely to face


ISSUE # 1. Enabling vs. Disabling 

GOAL: To use this seminar content as a foundation towards building communication techniques that do not enable substance misuse. Also learn how to avoid communication that disables the positive habits of successful recovery. How communication makes a safe place for the family.

ISSUE #2. Addiction Behavior 

GOAL: To learn the behavior traits of substance use disorder. To understand how the behavior progresses and changes over time. Also, learn how to responds to these behaviors.

ISSUE #3. Family Intervention 

GOAL: Gain a practical understanding of the 5 Stages of Change theory. Be able to apply the motivational interview (family level) work sheet for each stage.

ISSUE #4. The Police Intervention 

GOAL: To learn the typical steps needed when the police intervene. Create a missing person’s report in advance. Learn the options and paths this intervention might take. Be able to bridge from the police intervention to the next level of intervention.

ISSUE #5. The Emergency Medical Services Intervention 

GOAL: Learn what to do in the case of a medical emergency. Understand what to expect at an Emergency Room. Be prepared to make the needed decisions required at this part of the journey.

ISSUE #6. The Legal System Intervention GOAL: Learn how to navigate the court system. What is the requirement for drug court and other options?

ISSUE #7. The Treatment Center Intervention 

GOAL: Learn what the treatment center will do and what it will not do. How to select the right treatment center using a criteria check list.

ISSUE #8. The County, State, Federal Agencies 

GOAL: Learn how to create a family Resources Plan by using a Family Resources Plan of Action Work Sheet. Using the list of available agencies to properly match the agency with the needs of the family.

ISSUE #9. Relapse is not failure

GOAL: Learn how to create a Getting Back to Work Plan. Using the Getting Back to Work Planning Guide match each step with the proper agency or program.

ISSUE #10. Successful Life Long Recovery 

GOAL: Learn how to create a supportive and safe space for the family and the loved one in recovery.

ISSUE #11. Bereavement 

GOAL: Learn how to navigate the journey of grief and all that life give us in these times. Contact Cornerstone of Hope, Independence Ohio

ISSUE # 12. Faith, Spiritual Practices

How well do we use our faith in this time of suffering?

GOAL: Invest in the Family Ministry


Family Member 12 Key Issues Certificate of Completion

Upon completion of the 12 Key Issues learning seminars curriculum, the family member will email Families Impacted by Opioids, to receive their Certificate of Completion. This will allow the certificate holder to qualify for discounts for all future Families Impacted by Opioids events and publications.  email: [email protected]